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    EMGS to charter newbuild seabed logging vessel from Taubåtkompaniet

    News // October 20, 2006

    EMGS in Trondheim, Norway has agreed a new contract with Taubåtkompaniet/Boa to charter a MT 6007 Seabed Logging Ship designed, by Marin Teknikk AS. The contrcat also includes an option for a second vessel.
     
    Designer Marin Teknikk has secured a new contract with Fosen Mekaniske Verksted AS for delivery of design and engineering package for the MT 6007 design.

    The new seabed logging or 'controlled-source electromagnetic' (CSEM) marine surveying vessels will be used to detect hydrocarbons beneath the seabed.

    Marin Teknikk has been working together with EMGS in Trondheim and with sub suppliers on the project.

    The ship will have a length overall of 80.35m and a beam of 16.40m.

    The dedicated working deck area is arranged on four deck levels. The ship will have large tank capacities, and the accommodation is arranged for 57 persons. There will also be a helicopter deck for a Sikorsky S-92 class aircraft.

    Marin Teknikk said the MT6007 is the world's first tailor made design of this type.

    MT 6007 will bear the class notation DNV +1A1 - E0 - SF, dk(+), hl(2,5), AUTR, HeliDeck-S, Class notation CLEAN and COMF-V (rating 3).

    The bridge arrangement will  comply with Naut OSV class.

    Maximum speed is estimated to be approximately 17 knots.

    The MT 6007 design has a fully integrated diesel-electric propulsion system and a DP system.

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